FILE- In this Thursday, June 23, 2011 file photo, Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press event at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. President Hamid Karzai's office said ... more 
FILE- In this Thursday, June 23, 2011 file photo, Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press event at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. President Hamid Karzai's office said Sunday, April 22, 2012 that Afghan and U.S. officials have finalized a long-awaited strategic partnership deal. The statement from the presidency says officials from both sides have initialed the document and it is now ready to be signed by the two presidents. The document was initialed Sunday by Afghan National Security Adviser Rangin Dadfar Spanta and U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Musadeq Sadeq, File
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